2018 PLAN Excellence Awards - Nomination Form

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The 2018 Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Hilton Harrisburg Hotel. Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. invites you to nominate worthy candidates for the 2018 Excellence Awards.

The Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network Excellence Awards honor members and friends of the legal aid community who exemplify excellence in their commitment and accomplishments as advocates for low-income people. Nominations are being sought for the following categories:

  1. Legal Services Staff
    This category is for all staff positions. We are seeking nominations for employees who exhibit excellence and commitment in the performance of the duties of their jobs.
     
  2. Private Bar
    This category is for members of the private bar who display an outstanding commitment to legal aid and the legal needs of low-income Pennsylvanians.
     
  3. Community Services
    This category is for volunteers and friends who demonstrate exceptional dedication to legal aid and the needs of low-income people. It may include legislators or government officials, community leaders, or others who help promote the mission of legal aid.
     
  4. Lay and Client Advocacy
    This category is for client leaders, organizational partners, or others who have donated significant time and energy to the mission of legal aid and the needs of low-income people. 
     

Nominations must be received no later than Tuesday, November 3, 2017.

CLICK HERE for more information about the nomination process. If you have other questions, please contact Natalie Bogerman at (800) 322-7572 or (717) 236-9486, ext. 207 or by e-mail to nbogerman@palegalaid.net.   

Nominee Contact Information

Please provide the following contact information for your nominee:

Please indicate under which category you are submitting this nomination.

 

Please provide an outline of this individual's experience with or on behalf of legal aid programs and its clients. Be as specific as possible.

 

Please provide a summary of the reason(s) you feel this individual presents an example of excellence. Outline any unique qualities that make your nominee stand out among the many excellent advocates and friends of legal aid. The Awards Committee will look for specific examples of excellence, and will take into consideration commendation letters, relevant news clippings, or other documents that support the nomination.

 

Nominator

Please provide the following contact information for you:

Nominator2

Please provide the following contact information for your co-nominator:

Reference (Optional)

Please provide contact information for others who are familiar with this nominee’s examples of excellence. The Awards Committee may contact these individuals for additional supporting testimonials and, if this nominee is selected, the individuals may be asked to provide content for the award video.

Additional Reference (Optional)

Please provide contact information for any addtional reference who is familiar with this nominee’s examples of excellence.

Supporting Information:

Information supporting your nomination may be submitted in electronic form by attaching it to this form using the File attachment section below. Multiple documents may be submitted by use of a compressed  folder (zip file). Additional supporting documents may be sent by email to nbogerman@palegalaid.net.

Alternatively, hard copies of supporting information may be submitted to:

PLAN Awards Committee
118 Locust Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Fax: 717-233-4088
E-mail: nbogerman@palegalaid.net

Information sent in electronic form does not need to be resubmitted in hard copy form.